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Holy Fuck announce North American tour

By: Staff – Toronto-based electronic band Holy Fuck have announced a batch of North American tour dates in support of their forthcoming album, Congrats, on May 27th via Innovative Leisure. See full list of tour dates below. Holy Fuck took the world by surprise around 2005 because there was just nothing like them-a hardcore thrift-store … Continue reading

Photos: Alvvays, Fake Palms @ The Danforth Music Hall

Photos by: Theresa Shim – Toronto-based indie rock band Alvvays, who released their newest LP, Archie, Marry Me, on July 22nd, 2014 via Polyvinyl/Royal Mountain, which featured the singles “Archie, Marry Me”, “Adult Diversion”, and “Next of Kin”, performed the second of two shows at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with Toronto-based dream pop/punk … Continue reading

Photos: Alvvays, Nap Eyes, Total Love @ Isaac’s Bar & Grill

Photos by: Janine Van Oostrom – Toronto-based indie rock band Alvvays, who released their newest LP, Archie, Marry Me, on July 22nd, 2014 via Polyvinyl/Royal Mountain, which featured the singles “Archie, Marry Me”, “Adult Diversion”, and “Next of Kin”, performed at Isaac’s Bar & Grill at Brock University in St. Catharines last night with Halifax-based indie folk … Continue reading

Contest: (19+) Win 2 Tickets to the Polaris Music Prize Gala in Toronto!

  On Sept. 21st, the winner of the 2015 Polaris Music Prize will be crowned at The Carlu in Toronto. We want you to be there when they announce the winner and to enjoy some top-notch performances by Alvvays, Braids, Jennifer Castle, Tobias Jesso Jr., Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Viet Cong! Click here to buy tickets. … Continue reading

Polaris Music Prize Reveals 2015 Short-List, Gala Host

By: Staff –   The Polaris Music Prize announced their 2015 short-list and gala host at an event held at The Carlu in Toronto, ON this morning. The 2015 gala host will be Fred Penner. The Short-List Alvvays – Alvvays BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah – Sour Soul Braids – Deep In The Iris Caribou – Our … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Iggy Azalea, Nas, Allie X, Scott Weiland, Alvvays

Photos by: Mark Horton, Scott Penner, & Danyca MacDonald – Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea, who released her second album, The New Classic, on April 21st, 2014, via Island, which spawned four singles including, “Work”, “Bounce”, and “Change Your Life” headlined the main stage at Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 on July 11th, along with Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Nas, who released his newest … Continue reading

Dear Rouge Wins $10,000 SOCAN Songwriting Prize

By: Staff – Vancouver-based “alt-rock, electro-dance and all-around rad music duo” Dear Rouge are the winners of the 10th annual SOCAN Songwriting Prize for their song “I Heard I Had.” Band members Andrew McTaggart and Danielle McTaggart will receive a $10,000 cash prize, along with a Martin D-16GT acoustic guitar, a Yamaha PSR-S950 keyboard, a $500 Gift Card from Long & McQuade, 20 hours of studio time with Timothy … Continue reading

Photos: Sasquatch 2015 (Day 4) – Kendrick Lamar, Hot Chip, Alvvays, Tame Impala

Photos by: Matthew B. Thompson, Matthew Lamb, Daniel Hager, & Christopher Nelson –  The fourth and final day of of Sasquatch 2015 at The Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington featured performances by acclaimed Los Angeles-based rapper Kendrick Lamar, who released his fourth album, To Pimp a Butterfly, on March 23rd, 2015 via Interscope, UK electronic band Hot … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2015 – SiriusXM Indies: Billy Talent, Alvvays, The Glorious Sons, Broncho, Miracles

Photos by: Fernando Paiz (@capaphotograph1) – The 2015 SiriusXM Indies were handed out last night at the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto during CMW 2015. In addition to the award ceremony, Juno Award-winning punk rock quartet Billy Talent, who released their fourth studio album, Dead Silence, on September 11th, 2012 via Warner Bros., Toronto-based indie rock … Continue reading

Contest: Win 2 Tickets to the 2015 SiriusXM Indies in Toronto!

  Date: May 9th – Doors at 7pm – Show at 8pm Venue: The Sheridan Centre Featuring performances by: Billy Talent, The Glorious Sons, Alvvays, Broncho, and Miracles. Check out the nominees here. You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet the following message: https://twitter.com/Aesthetic_Mag/status/590220309346840576 Like our “2015 SiriusXM Indies” post and send us a … Continue reading